Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Cheshire Antiques Consultant is located in Chester, UK
Fine Vintage Early 20th Century Original Adolf Loos Vienna Fireside Leather Armchair Secessionist Oak
REF: 445831zcy / LA336065
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-1 Early 20th century original Adolf Loos Vienna fireside armchair secessionist oak & cognac tan brown leather Wien Thonet Bauhaus. -This beautiful handmade armchair has decorative brass studding and plaited leather to the corners of the back and plaited leather to the 4 corners of the seat. -A feature you will love are the bronze sunflower plaques thats are positioned on either side of the front back rest. -Iconic design fireside armchair designed by Adolf Loos circa 1930. -It is oak and has incised cross hatching to the front stretcher. -The leather upholstery is original. -With hessian lining underneath. -This model was used 1931 / 1932 for the Music Room in the apartment of Hugo Semier in Pilsen. -The chairs originally stood in front of the fireplace and were presented at the Werkbund housing estate in Vienna in 1932. -It has the registration design number impressed in the wood. 683982. -Provenance bought from a private sellers collection in Wales. -About Loos: Adolf Franz Karl Viktor Maria Loos (10 December 1870-23 August 1933) was an Austrian and Czech architect and influential European theorist of modern architecture. -His essay ornament and crime advocated smooth and clear surfaces in contrast to the lavish decorations of the fin de siècle and also to the more modern aesthetic principles of the Vienna Secession. -Loos became a Pioneer of modern architecture and contributed a body of theory and criticism of Modernism in architecture and design. -Adolf Loos was one of the most important Viennese architects and designers besides Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser, Josef Hoffmann, Joseph Maria Olbrich, and Otto Wagner in Vienna in the early 20th century. -Browse our other exciting collections available in our shop gallery if you order 2 or more items we can offer you discount happy shopping. Dimensions in centimetres It measures approximately 67cm High 57cm Wide 49cm Deep. 28cm Height of seat from floor 35cm Sitting depth
Cheshire Antiques Consultant has clarified that the Fine Vintage Early 20th Century Original Adolf Loos Vienna Fireside Leather Armchair Secessionist Oak (LA336065) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1930
-Condition report. -Offered in fine used worn condition The back is a bit 'wavy' from being leaned back on. -Having various noticeable charming age related wear, scuffs, scratches, discolouration, leather cracking, tears, stains commensurate with usage & age. -A small leather glue repair has been made to the leather on 1 side also 2 new brass studs have been fitted to give the leather back rest additional support shown in pictures.
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This Fine Vintage Early 20th Century Original Adolf Loos Vienna Fireside Leather Armchair Secessionist Oak is located in Chester, UK